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Old 05-31-2008, 07:34 PM   #1
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I inquired about new tires for my 2002 38-ft Alpine with a 400 HP engine. It has the original Toyo 295/R75 22.5 on the back. The dealer asked if I wanted G or H replacement tires. He said the G or H had to do with number of plies in the tires. Does anyone know what the original Toyos are and what is recommend for the Alpines?
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I inquired about new tires for my 2002 38-ft Alpine with a 400 HP engine. It has the original Toyo 295/R75 22.5 on the back. The dealer asked if I wanted G or H replacement tires. He said the G or H had to do with number of plies in the tires. Does anyone know what the original Toyos are and what is recommend for the Alpines?
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Old 06-01-2008, 05:14 AM   #3
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I would suggest that you check the rating of the original tires. The G vs H rating deternines the load rating. My 2005 with 11R22.5 tires has H rated tires.
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Old 06-01-2008, 07:36 AM   #4
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I would suggest that you look on the rating plaque found by your fuel fill and use that as the original tire information.
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Old 06-01-2008, 10:20 AM   #5
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The OEM tires of the model years since 05 at least were H rated.
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The original tires were G rated. The H rated tire will have more carring capicty and my not require as much air pressure to carry the load
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In almost ALL cases except a few tires that use European PSI/Load standards instead of RMA (USA) standards, an H rated tire will carry NO more weight than a G rated tire at the same air pressure.

Weight carried by a tire is directly related to the size of the tire, and the PSI. An H rated tire carries the same weight at 110 as a G rated. It only carries more, as the PSI is increased beyond 110PSI (max PSI for a G rated tire).

Please don't make this mistake of lowering air pressure when changing to a higher load capacity tire. Consult the manufacturers tables first.
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To forstall a discussion of "opinions", here is the link to goodyear web site, download the PDF showing all load/weight/PSI ratings. Go out, look at your tires, get the size, compare that tire size to this chart, figure out the tire you need based on what is on the rig now, and how much weight the vehicle is designed to carry, my guess is your gross is 33K single, and 43K with toad. Do it safely, 33K makes a big mess if you loose control because you did not get the correct tires, and did not keep the pressure correct and they fail going down the Interstate and it blows out. Nuff said.
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Old age is nasty stuff, forgot the link:

http://www.goodyear.com/rv/tirecare/...iontables.html
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